Kaspersky ID:
KLA10984
Detect Date:
03/14/2017
Updated:
01/22/2024

Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Microsoft Windows kernel. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to gain privileges.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. An improper check of a buffer length (prior to copying memory to the buffer) can be exploited remotely to gain privileges;
  2. An incorrect permission enforcement done by Windows Kernel API can be exploited remotely via a specially designed application to gain privileges;
  3. An improper handling of objects in memory in Windows Transaction Manager can be exploited remotely via a specially designed application to gain privileges;
  4. An improper handling of registry objects in memory in Windows Kernel API can be exploited remotely via a specially designed application to gain privileges.

Technical details

Vulnerability (1) can be exploited only is malicious user has an access to the target system and have proper permissions to copy a file to a shared drive or folder.

Original advisories

Exploitation

Public exploits exist for this vulnerability.

Malware exists for this vulnerability. Usually such malware is classified as Exploit. More details.

Related products

CVE list

  • CVE-2017-0102
    warning
  • CVE-2017-0103
    warning
  • CVE-2017-0101
    high
  • CVE-2017-0050
    high

KB list

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